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Richard "Dick" Jaqua
Sept. 5, 1930 - Sept. 24, 2019
La Honda, California
A Richard Jaqua (Dick) September 5th 1930 – September 24th 2019 Born in Ohio, grew up in Ft. Thomas Kentucky, attended High School in 3 states; Kentucky, Indiana and Texas. Pole Vaulted on the track team and held records in all 3 states. Entered Stanford as a Sophomore and majored in Engineering. Graduated in 1953, worked as an Engineer for a few years. JAQUA always loved music and played the...

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Richard Bruce Campbell
March 29, 1937 - Sept. 16, 2019
Davis, California

Tags: veteran, business

Noted bay area architect, Richard Bruce Campbell, 82, died suddenly on September 16 in Davis, California. Richard (“Dick”) was born March 29, 1937, to Richard and Ethel in Des Moines, Iowa. The family, including his twin brother Robert, and sister, Kathleen, moved to Ames, Iowa, where Richard Sr. was part of the Botany Department at Iowa State University. An Ames High School graduate in 1955, ...

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Jeanne Chandler
April 29, 1933 - Sept. 11, 2019
Los Altos Hills, California

Tags: arts/media

Jeanne Fisher Chandler of Los Altos Hills, CA, an accomplished painter, classical pianist, gourmet cook, and gardener-extraordinaire, passed away peacefully with her daughters at her side September 11, 2019. Jeanne was born on April 29, 1933 in Edmond, Oklahoma to Roy and Mildred Wallis Fisher. Her grandfather, Dr. Jonas Wakefield Fisher, participated in the Oklahoma Territory land run in 1889. Sh...

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Richard James Raiter
Oct. 8, 1940 - Sept. 7, 2019
Palo Alto, California

Tags: veteran, teacher/educator

A longtime resident of Palo Alto, Dick was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Oct. 8, 1940. He passed away peacefully on Sept. 7, 2019, at the age of 78. Survived by his wife Joan Raiter, daughter Holly Madariaga, son-in-law Eric Madariaga, grandchildren Ian, Leah and Owen, brother and sister-in law Bruce and Cheryle Raiter. He was a Carleton College graduate in 1962, a U.S. Navy Lieutenan...

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Donald Warren Peterson
June 8, 1931 - Sept. 5, 2019
Portola Valley, California

Tags: veteran, business

Former Atherton resident Donald Warren Peterson, 88, passed away September 5th at the Sequoias in Portola Valley, where he had lived with his wife Nancy for the past eleven years. Originally from Tacoma, Washington and a graduate of Oregon State University in the NROTC program, Don served as an airborne CIC officer for three years in the Pacific before earning an MBA from Stanford University. Alwa...

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Julia Anne (Clay) Freeman
Nov. 24, 1940 - Aug. 28, 2019
Palo Alto, California

Tags: teacher/educator

Julie was born in Torrance, California, and raised in Alhambra, California. She attended Garfield Elementary and Alhambra High School before earning a Bachelor's Degree in English and her teaching credential from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her family had a cabin at Lake Arrowhead, where she enjoyed a lifetime of summers water-skiing, boating and swimming. It was there that sh...

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Diane Lynn Zucchero
Sept. 28, 1948 - Aug. 23, 2019
Palo Alto, California
Diane L. Zucchero passed away on August 23rd at the age of 70. Her daughter Gioia Zucchero and former husband John were by her side during Diane’s final moments. The family wishes to thank the countless people who engaged in her care over the past several years. For the complete obituary, please visit

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Edward Ehelebe
Jan. 6, 1926 - Aug. 20, 2019
Portola Valley, California

Tags: veteran

Edward Ehelebe of Portola Valley passed away on August 20th at 93 ½. He was surrounded by family and friends. Ed studied at the University of Oregon. He was a Merchant Marine with travels from New Guinea to the Philippines as well as ventures to Europe and South America. He was a late draftee to the Army and spent time in Paris where he met his wife of 63 years, Pam, in Paris. Ed worked at ...

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Elmer Palacios Cruz
June 20, 1992 - Aug. 20, 2019
Tracy, CA

Tags: public service

Elmer Palacios Cruz had just landed the job of his dreams, working for the Stockton Unified School District Police Department January 2018 when he was diagnosed with cancer a few months later and lost the battle Aug. 20, 2019, age 27. Elmer was recruited (to the police department) because of his positive demeanor, integrity and character, strong desire for public service and suitability for ser...

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Lori Marie Clarke
July 29, 1955 - Aug. 20, 2019
Santa Maria, California
Lori Marie Clarke, 64, of Santa Maria, CA passed away on August 20th, 2019. Lori was born in Oakland, CA on July 29th, 1955. She attended grade school in Mountain View, CA and junior and senior high schools in Los Altos, CA. Lori married Michael Clarke and lived in Sunnyvale, CA. She worked for her stepfather, Robert Strain, at his automotive shop, Custom Alignment, for 15 years as Office Mana...

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Richard Stanley Chandler
April 14, 1955 - Aug. 10, 2019
Redwood City, California

Tags: arts/media, sports

Richard Stanley Chandler April 14, 1955 – August 10, 2019 In Redwood City, surrounded by his loving mother, Carolyn Hartman, and his dog, Jersey. Son of Del Wayne Chandler and beloved big brother to Don Chandler and Kathleen Hartman-Felion and Uncle to Emily Chandler. Rick is a longtime friend and coach to Peninsula youth for generations, changing their lives for the better with his calm ...

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Eleanor Stitt Andrews
July 21, 1925 - Aug. 8, 2019
Menlo Park, California

Tags: public service

Eleanor Stitt Andrews passed away on August 8, 2019. She was an amazing, vibrant person and was the queen of any occasion. She led a full and rich life. Eleanor was born in San Francisco, California, on July 21, 1925, to Alexander William and Edith Hoyland Stitt. She grew up in the San Mateo Park area with her brother Douglas and sister Geraldine “Cookie”. Eleanor attended Hamlin School in Sa...

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Paul Roy Sibcy
Aug. 15, 1944 - Aug. 7, 2019
Mountian View, California

Tags: veteran, teacher/educator, public service

Paul Sibcy was born in Hamilton, Ohio. He was the youngest of five children born to MaryLou and Wallace Sibcy who owned a 160 acre dairy farm. Paul served in the military on the East West German border during the cold war period, then returned to his home town, where he married his first wife and began a factory job. It didn’t take him long to realize that factory work was not his calling, so he...

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Roberta Garland
Jan. 19, 1927 - Aug. 7, 2019
Pleasanton, California
Roberta “Bobbie” Garland passed away peacefully following respiratory failure, surrounded by her loving family. She grew up in Pasadena, graduated from UC Berkeley in Fine Arts, and continued her interest and talents in the arts her entire life. Newly married to J. Jepson Garland, Bobbie worked at the Wind Tunnel at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab (part of Cal Tech, our dad’s alma mater), then m...

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